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Summary

Ella is the new girl at school. She doesn't know anyone and she doesn't have any friends. And she has a terrible secret. 

Ella can't believe her luck when Lydia, the most popular girl in school, decides to be her new best friend - but what does Lydia really want? And what does it all have to do with Molly, the quiet, shy girl who won't talk to anyone? 

A gripping story of lies, friendship, and blackmail...

©2018 Cath Howe (P)2018 Nosy Crow Ltd

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“A perfectly-pitched, thoughtful story with a big heart.” (Katherine Woodfine, author of The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow)

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Not a moment while listening did I think this was boring

This book is a nice casual listen or read when you are bored. The perfect amount of drama and peacefulness so you don’t get to overwhelmed (something like an Alex rider book would be a example of too overwhelming). As a person who has autism this is perfect for me or people with the same interests.it is nice to see someone younger going through the sort of problem instead of the cliché depressed teenager type. The letters at the start and of the chapters make it feel like your connecting to the protagonist and her father.it’s nice that you don’t see Ella’s dads letters until the end.


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The way Louisa patikas plays Jack as a energetic ball of sugar and Lidia as an arrogant person .the reading is perfect with just the right amount of emotion without making it feel too forced.

Overall, Ella on the outside is a perfect book with perfect reading.if it is your sort of thing I genuinely recommend it 100% worth it

~Samuel Lea <3

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A wonderful story

A lovely story and beautifully read. Every classroom should have this book in it and so should every home. Great lessons for children and adults

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